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Does an emergency room automatically test for HIV when they draw blood?

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At least in the United States if they are going to test you for HIV, they MUST inform you and you have to give consent. Well, if you are under 18, your parent would have to give consent.
Don't know what state you live in but, in Tennessee all that is required is for the person to tell you that you are being tested for HIV. If there is a needle stick then yes you may be tested for HIV but you will always be told first
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